Kembla Insulation combines over 100 years of Ausatralian plumbing & HVAC-R knowledge with leading global insulation manufacturer L’Isolante K-Flex to provide you with the highest quality range of fire retardant flexible elastomeric thermal insulation and accessories.

Offering a full comprehensive range and exceptional thermal insulative properties; Kembla Insulation is an ideal solution for any commercial, industrial, domestic, and marine and offshore application and the perfect complement to Australia’s no.1 brand of copper tube.

KEMBLA ST
INSULATION BY K-FLEX

KEMBLA HIGH TEMPERATURE
INSULATION BY K-FLEX

KEMBLA INSULATION
ACCESSORIES

KEMBLA ST INSULATION BY K-FLEX

Kembla ST Insulation is a fire retardant, multi-purpose flexible elastomeric thermal insulation available in 2 metre tubular lengths, sheets, continuous coils and east retrofit self seal tubular lengths. With a built in vapour barrier and closed cell structure, Kembla ST Insulation is highly resistant to water vapour transmission and excellent thermal resistance ensuring optimal system performance and energy efficiency. An ideal solution for any commercial, industrial, domestic and marine applications, Kembla Insulation is dust and fibre free, HCFC-CFC free and has a zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP).

  • Commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Industrial applications
  • Hot and Chilled Water lines
  • Domestic applications
  • Marine applications
  • Offshore applications
  • Closed cell fire retardant nitrile rubber thermal insulation
  • Available for pipe sizes ½” to 4-1/2” and insulation thickness of 9mm up to 50mm
  • Perfect for use on copper tube
  • Wide range of tube, sheet, self seal and coil options
  • Strong, Light weight, flexible and easy to install
  • CFC and HCFC free
  • Dust and fibre free
  • Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) of zero
  • Does not emit Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s)
  • High water vapour diffusion resistance
  • Suitable for applications ranging from -200°C to +116°C
  • FM Approved
  • Low thermal conductivity of 0.032W/m.K improves system performance and energy efficiency
  • High water vapour diffusion resistance controls condensation and insulates against heat loss and heat gain ensuring long term system performance
  • Low flame spread and does not generate flaming droplets
  • Self extinguishes in case of fire
  • Low smoke development index
  • ISO9001:2000 certified
  • Independently tested by NATA accredited laboratories and meets the fire performance requirements of AS/NZS 1530.3 and thermal requirements of AS/NZS 4859.1
  • Compliant to the requirements of the Australian Building Code Board’s (ABCB) National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 edition.
  • Non-corrosive
  • Resistant to growth of bacteria and mould
“R-Value” or thermal resistance is a measure of the ability of a material to retard heat flow. The higher the R-value the higher the insulating value. The Building Code of Australia and several standards specify R-values to help determine what insulation material and thickness is required.

Nominal Pipe Size Insulation Thickness (mm)      
inchmm9mm13mm19mm25mm32mm40mm50mm
1/460.500.811.331.902.393.184.23
3/8100.440.701.141.632.062.753.66
1/2120.410.651.061.511.902.543.39
5/8150.390.611.001.421.792.393.19
3/4200.370.590.951.351.702.273.03
7/8220.360.570.911.291.632.172.90
1250.350.550.881.251.572.092.79
1 1/8280.350.540.861.211.522.022.70
1 1/4320.340.520.831.171.461.952.60
1 3/8350.330.510.811.141.431.902.53
1 1/2400.320.500.781.091.361.812.40
1 5/8420.320.500.781.091.361.812.40
2500.320.480.761.061.321.742.31
2 1/8540.310.480.741.031.281.692.24
2 3/8600.310.470.731.011.251.652.18
2 5/8670.310.460.710.991.221.602.12
3760.300.450.700.971.191.562.05
3 1/8800.300.450.700.961.181.542.03
3 1/2890.300.450.680.941.151.511.98
41010.300.440.680.941.151.511.98
4 1/21140.300.440.660.901.101.431.87
MM Kembla warrants that if any installation using Kembla Insulation by K-Flex becomes defective or fails and MM Kembla is notified of the details and is satisfied that the defect or failure was a result of a manufacturing defect and not the result of faulty specification, installation or incompatible environment, MM Kembla will replace or repair the defective goods and make good the installation.

KEMBLA ST INSULATION – PRODUCT TABLES

Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K4050061/49mm144
K40502103/89mm120
K40504131/29mm90
K40506155/89mm84
K40508203/49mm68
K40510227/89mm64
K405122519mm54
K40514281 1/89mm49
K40516321 1/49mm38
K40518351 3/89mm38
K40520401 1/29mm30
K40522421 5/89mm30
K405265029mm24
K40528542 1/89mm23
K40530602 3/89mm23
K40532672 5/89mm20
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K4054661/413mm80
K40548103/813mm76
K40550131/213mm64
K40552155/813mm56
K40554203/413mm52
K40556227/813mm49
K4055825113mm40
K40560281 1/813mm39
K40562321 1/413mm29
K40564351 3/813mm29
K40566401 1/213mm24
K40568421 5/813mm24
K4057250213mm20
K40574542 1/813mm17
K40576602 3/813mm16
K40578672 5/813mm13
K4058276313mm13
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K4059261/419mm50
K40594103/819mm40
K40596131/219mm36
K40598155/819mm30
K40600203/419mm30
K40602227/819mm30
K4060425119mm25
K40606281 1/819mm24
K40608321 1/419mm20
K40610351 3/819mm18
K40612401 1/219mm16
K40614421 5/819mm16
K4061850219mm12
K40620542 1/819mm12
K40622602 3/819mm11
K40624672 5/819mm9
K4062876319mm9
K40630793 1/819mm7
K40634100419mm6
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K40640103/825mm30
K40642131/225mm25
K40644155/825mm25
K40646203/425mm20
K40648227/825mm19
K4065025125mm20
K40652281 1/825mm16
K40654321 1/425mm12
K40656351 3/825mm12
K40660421 1/225mm11
K40664501 5/825mm9
K4066654225mm9
K40668602 1/825mm9
K40670672 3/825mm6
K40674762 5/825mm5
K40678893 1/225mm4
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K40688131/232mm20
K40690155/832mm20
K40692203/432mm16
K40694227/832mm12
K4069625132mm12
K40698281 1/832mm12
K40700321 1/432mm9
K40702351 3/832mm9
K40704401 1/232mm8
K40706421 5/832mm8
K4071050232mm7
K40712*542 1/832mm7
K40714*602 3/832mm5
K40716*672 5/832mm4
K40720*76332mm4
K40724*893 1/232mm4
K40728*1144 1/232mm3

*Available upon request. Lead times apply.

Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K40736155/838mm9
K40738203/438mm9
K40740227/838mm9
K4074225138mm8
K40744281 1/838mm8
K40746*321 1/438mm8
K40748351 3/838mm8
K40752*421 5/838mm6
K40758*542 1/838mm5
K40760*602 3/838mm4
K40762*672 5/838mm4
K40766*76338mm4
K40770*893 1/238mm4
K40774*1144 1/238mm3

*Available upon request. Lead times apply.

Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K41056131/29mm90
K41058155/89mm84
K41060203/49mm68
K41062227/89mm64
K410642519mm54
K41066281 1/89mm49
K41068321 1/49mm38
K41070351 3/89mm38
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K41102131/213mm64
K41104155/813mm56
K41106203/413mm52
K41108227/813mm49
K4111025113mm40
K41112281 1/813mm39
K41114321.2513mm29
K41116351.37513mm29
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCoil Length (metres)
K4594061/49mm80
K45941103/89mm60
K45942131/29mm50
K45943155/89mm40
K45944203/49mm40
K45945227/89mm30
K45946281 1/89mm20
Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCoil Length (metres)
K45950103/813mm40
K45951131/213mm40
K45952155/813mm30
K45953203/413mm30
K45954281.12513mm15
Item CodeInsulation Thickness (mm)Insulation Thickness (inches)Wall ThicknessSheets Per Carton
K45961103/81m x 1.22m26
K45962131/21m x 1.22m20
K45963203/41m x 1.22m14
K459642511m x 1.22m10
K45965321 1/41m x 1.22m8
K45966401 1/21m x 1.22m7
K459675021m x 1.22m4

KEMBLA HIGH TEMPERATURE INSULATION BY K-FLEX

Kembla High Temperature (HT) Insulation is a fire retardant, multi-purpose flexible elastomeric thermal insulation available in 2 metre tubular lengths for high temperature applications. Manufactured from Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomers (EPDM); Kembla HT has a built in vapour barrier and closed cell structure, high resistance to water vapour transmission and excellent thermal resistance ensuring optimal system performance and energy efficiency.

Kembla HT is suitable for higher temperature applications with service temperatures between -50°C and 150°C and has been specially formulated for optimal performance in Australian conditions, providing a higher level of UV resistance. Combined with its high strength and elasticity and high level of UV resistance and temperature resistance, Kembla HT Insulation is the perfect solution for solar heating applications.

How do you distinguish Kembla HT Insulation from Kembla ST Insulation? Look for the inkmark on the product and the unique gunmetal colour of HT insulation.

  • Solar heating applications
  • Commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Industrial applications
  • Hot Water lines
  • Domestic applications
  • Marine applications
  • Offshore applications
  • Closed cell fire retardant EPDM rubber thermal insulation
  • Available for pipe sizes ½” and ¾” and 13mm insulation thickness
  • Perfect for use on copper tube
  • High UV resistance – specially formulated for optimal performance in Australian conditions
  • Strong, light weight, flexible and easy to install
  • CFC and HCFC free
  • Dust & fibre free
  • Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) of zero
  • Does not emit Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s)
  • High water vapour diffusion resistance
  • Suitable for higher temperature applications ranging from -50°C to +150°C
  • Ideal solution for solar hot water applications
  • Superior weather and UV resistance
  • Low thermal conductivity of 0.038W/m.K @0°C improves system performance and energy efficiency
  • High water vapour diffusion resistance controls condensation and insulates against heat loss and heat gain ensuring long term system performance
  • Low flame spread and does not generate flaming droplets
  • Self extinguishes in case of fire
  • Low smoke development index
  • ISO9001:2000 certified
  • Independently tested by NATA accredited laboratories and meets the fire performance requirements of AS/NZS 1530.3, thermal requirements of AS/NZS 4859.1 and weather resistance requirements for solar water heaters as per AS/NZS 2712
  • Compliant to the requirements of the Australian Building Code Board’s (ABCB) National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 edition.
  • Non-corrosive
  • Resistant to growth of bacteria and mould
MM Kembla warrants that if any installation using Kembla Insulation by K-Flex becomes defective or fails and MM Kembla is notified of the details and is satisfied that the defect or failure was a result of a manufacturing defect and not the result of faulty specification, installation or incompatible environment, MM Kembla will replace or repair the defective goods and make good the installation.

KEMBLA HIGH TEMPERATURE (HT) INSULATION – PRODUCT TABLES

Item CodeInside Diameter (mm)Inside Diameter (inches)Wall ThicknessCarton Quantity
K40872131/213mm65
K40876203/413mm49

KEMBLA INSULATION ACCESSORIES

It’s not just insulation you will require for your installation. MM Kembla provides a range of insulation accessories to complete your installation. Manufactured from the highest quality materials MM Kembla and available across Australia, the following accessories are also available via our local and national plumbing and HVAC-R stockists:

  • MM Kembla Adhesive
  • Insulation Foam Tape
  • Aluminium and Reinforced Aluminuum Foil Tape
  • Kembla Bronco Saddles

MM Kembla Adhesive is a high quality, heat resistant adhesive with a smooth brushing consistency for ease of use and optimal bonding performance. Available as a 500ml or 1 Litre resealable can and a handy applicator, MM Kembla insulation is perfect for joining lengths of insulation or sealing insulation that has been cut longitudinally for retrofitting.

Item CodeProduct DescriptionCarton Quantity
K45961MM Kembla Adhesive - 1 litre can with brush6
K45962MM Kembla Adhesive - 500ml can with brush8

Available in a 9.14m roll, Kembla Insulation foam tape is a 3mm thick self adhesive closed cell elastomeric insulation tape, providing you with all the benefits of Kembla ST Insulation. Ideal for insulating short runs of pipes, valves and fitting where it is difficult or impractical to install insulation. The tape can be applied in multiple wraps to meet the required thickness of insulation.

Item CodeProduct DescriptionCarton Quantity
K45972Insulated Tape - 3mm x 48mm x 9.14m24

K-Flex Aluminium Foil Tape and Tesa Reinforced Aluminium Foil Tapes are available as part of MM Kembla’s insulation offering, ideal for strong adhesion and holding power for joints and seams sealing in HVAC and ductwork applications, providing excellent reflection of both heat and light.

Tesa Reinforced Aluminium Tape is high strength and bond fire retardant option and has been tested and certified to AS/NZS 1530.3 fire performance requirements with the following index scores:

  • Ignitability Index (0-20) 0
  • Spread of Flame Index 0
  • Heat Evolved Index 0
  • Smoke Developed Index 0-1
Item CodeProduct DescriptionCarton Quantity
K45973Aluminium Foil Tape - 48mm x 45m24
K45974Aluminium Foil Tape - 60mm x 45m20
K45975Aluminium Foil Tape - 72mm x 45m16
K45980Tesa Reinforced Aluminium Tape - 48mm x 50m24
K45981Tesa Reinforced Aluminium Tape - 72mm x 45m16

Kembla Bronco Pipe Saddles are an innovative, simpler and better way to install insulated piping systems. Moulded from high strength polypropylene copolymer, the unique single piece Bronco Pipe Saddle design requires no assembly or tools and clips into any anchor channel depth.

Kembla Bronco Pipe Saddles eliminate common installation problems associated with insulated tubes like damage/tearing, compression of insulattion and compromise of its thermal barrier, and displacement of pipe that can lead to system leaks.

Kembla Bronco Pipe Sadddles mee the UL Classified 2043 Flame/Spread Smoke Index, are UV resistant and available from 2-¼” up to 8-¼”. For more information on Kembla Bronco Pipe Saddles see the “Pipe Supports” page or download the Kembla Bronco Pipe Saddle brochure below.

Item CodeProduct DescriptionLengthWidthCarton Quantity
A01850Kembla Bronco Saddle 57mm12" / 305mm2.25" / 57mm48
A01851Kembla Bronco Saddle 82mm12" / 305mm3.25" / 82mm36
A01852Kembla Bronco Saddle 108mm12" / 305mm4.25" / 108mm24
A01853Kembla Bronco Saddle 133mm12" / 305mm5.25" / 133mm12
A01854Kembla Bronco Saddle 159mm12" / 305mm6.25" / 159mm12
A01855Kembla Bronco Saddle 204mm12" / 305mm8.25" / 204mm12